Mexican Fries

Chips of the World – Mexico – Carne Asada Fries

Mexican Fries

Ingredients

  • 1 packet of McCain Superfries Shoestring
  • 500g of rump steak – cut into strips
  • 1 tbs of olive oil
  • Hot chilli sauce to serve
  • Sour cream to serve
  • Finely sliced shallots to serve

Method

  1. Cook McCain Superfries Shoestring as per packet instructions.
  2. Meanwhile, heat olive oil in a medium pan over a high heat, reduce heat to medium, add steak strips and cook as desired.
  3. Remove chips from the oven and evenly divide chips and steak amongst serving plates, scatter with shallots and serve immediately with sour cream and hot chilli sauce.

 

Potato with Spicy Tomato Sauce

Chips of the World – Spain – Patatas Bravas

Potato with Spicy Tomato Sauce Ingredients

  • 1 packet of McCain Superfries Steak Cut
  • Chopped flat leaf parsley – to serve
  • Aioli – to serve

Ingredients – Bravas Sauce

  • 2 tbs of olive oil
  • 1 small brown onion – finely diced
  • 2 cloves of garlic – crushed
  • 1 tin of tomatoes
  • 1 tbs of tomato paste
  • 2 tsp of sweet paprika
  • 1 tsp of chilli powder
  • 1 tsp of sugar

Method

  1. Cook McCain Superfries Steak Cut as per packet instructions.
  2.  Heat oil in large fry pan over a high heat, reduce heat to medium and add onion and garlic. Fry, stirring for 2-3 minutes or until translucent. Add tomato paste and stir to coat onion and garlic. Add sugar, sweet paprika and chilli powder to the pan and fry for 1 minute or until fragrant. Add tinned tomatoes, stir and allow to reduce, uncovered, for 10-15 minutes or until mixture has thickened.
  3. Remove McCain Superfries Steak Cut from oven, top generously with Bravas sauce and aioli, sprinkle with chopped flat leaf parsley and serve.
Potato Chips and Mussels

Chips of the World – France – Pomme Frites and Mussels

Potato Chips and Mussels

Pomme frites, French fries, hot chips, potato chips, fries, or French-fried potatoes are just some of the many names for the delicious deep-fried batons of  potato that have come to work their way into the hearts and mouths of potato-faring folk the world over.

To me, these two foods go wonderfully together and I often order this combination when I am at French restaurants.  You can dip the fries in the mussel broth and soak up the delicious flavor or just eat them straight up!

Ingredients

  •          1 packet of McCain Superfries Mum’s Cut
  •          Chopped flat leaf parsley – to serve
  •          Aioli – to serve

Ingredients – Mussels

  •          2 tbs of olive oil
  •          3 cloves of garlic – crushed and finely diced
  •          2 tbs of tomato paste
  •          2 tins of chopped tomatoes
  •          1/2 cup of water
  •          2 tsp of raw sugar
  •          1kg of mussels – cleaned and beard’s removed
  •          Salt and pepper to season
  •          300ml of thickened cream
  •          Chopped Chives – to serve

Method

  1. Cook chips as per packet instructions.
  2. Meanwhile, heat oil in large fry pan over a high heat, reduce heat to medium and add garlic. Fry, stirring for 1 minute or until fragrant. Add tomato paste and sugar and fry, stirring for 1 minute. Add tinned tomatoes and water, and season with salt and pepper to taste. Add mussels, ensuring they are evenly distributed in the sauce, cover and allow to cook for 8-12 minutes or until mixture has thickened and mussels have opened. Add thickened cream and stir to mix well and allow to simmer over a low heat.
  3. Remove chips from oven and place on to a serving plate, spoon carefully mussels into four serving bowls, sprinkle with chopped chives and serve with aioli and lemon wedges.
Spice Roasted Potato Wedges

15 Minute Monday – Spice Roasted Red Skin Wedges

Spice Roasted Red Skin Wedges

These Spice Roasted Red Skin Wedges as simple to make, quick to cook and delicious to eat! They are the perfect party platter to whip up for Christmas entertaining or  to take to a BBQ.

Ingredients

  • 1 packet McCain’s Red Skin Wedges
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp ground coriander seeds
  • 1 tsp ground onion
  • 1 tsp dried ground garlic
  • 1 tsp sweet paprika
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 2 tsp Moroccan spice mix
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • Spray canola oil
  • 1/2 bunch of fresh coriander – roots removed
  • 1 long red chilli
  • 1/3 cup of pine nuts
  • 200g plain Greek yoghurt
  • 2 lemons to serve – cut into cheeks

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 230°C degrees (210°C fan-forced) and line to baking trays with non-stick baking paper.
  2. Evenly divide McCain’s Red Skin Wedges among the two trays and spray with canola oil. In a small bowl combine all dried herbs and salt, mix to combine. Scatter herb mix evenly over the wedges and turn to coat. Bake for ten minutes or until golden brown.

Spice Roasted Red Skin Wedges - Progress 1

  1. Meanwhile, halve the chilli lengthways and remove seeds and membrane. Finely slice and set aside.  Heat a small pan over a medium heat and add pine nuts, cook stirring until golden.

Spice Roasted Red Skin Wedges - Progress 2

  1. Remove wedges from oven and place onto a serving platter. Top with fresh coriander sprigs, toasted pine nuts, yoghurt dollops and sliced chilli. Serve with lemon cheeks.

Enjoy xx